Why it’s best to invest in frequent doses of small, nice things

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You probably have more leisure time than you think. Here’s how to maximize it.

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Take advantage of remote work’s greatest — and most overlooked — benefit

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A formula for giving yourself something to look forward to

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All you have to do is picture yourself on the other side

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‘Planning privilege’ is real

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A two-step system to end everything you do on the right note

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The lists you aren’t making but should be

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Here’s the real way to change a habit

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Improve each week before it even begins

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Laura Vanderkam

Laura Vanderkam is the author of several time management books including Off the Clock and 168 Hours. She blogs at LauraVanderkam.com.

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